Father Ray Leonard, the Catholic Navy Chaplain who sued the Department of Defense and the Navy after he was barred from celebrating Mass at Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia during the recent the Government shutdown, is now the target of Government retaliation even though the Department of Justice indicated the day after the lawsuit was filed that he could resume his duties as a Navy Chaplain.
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Prominent indicators confirm that the U.S. is the chief facilitator of the persecution of Christians around the world today.
According to the recently released 2014 World Watch List, which ranks the 50 nations where Christians are most persecuted, Syria is the third worst nation in the world in which to be Christian, Iraq is fourth, Afghanistan fifth, and Libya 13th. All four countries receive the strongest designation, “extreme persecution” (other designations are “severe,” “moderate,” and “sparse” persecution).
According to Frank Gaffney with the Center for Security Policy, Elibiary has influenced the Obama Administration to weaken our national security effort against Islamic terrorism by normalizing relations with domestic and foreign Islamist groups; and by severely restricting enforcement of the nation’s laws governing material support for terrorism.
The Associated Press is reporting a car bombing by Obama backed Syrian rebels in a minority ethnic village in Syria in which 16 died and many more were injured. However, the story is not easy to find. Most of the Western media today is concentrating on the refusal of Russia to allow a UN condemnation of the Syrian governments bombing of rebel positions in Aleppo.
This spring, the Supreme Court will consider cases brought by companies whose owners object to some of the forms of birth control that the law says has to be covered without out-of-pocket costs. The owners are arguing that their beliefs should be respected and that the Obama administration is violating a 1993 federal measure called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that says government can put burdens on a person’s exercise of religion only when that advances a “compelling governmental interest” and is “the least restrictive means of furthering” it.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) signed into law by Obama the day after Christmas includes religious freedom provisions opposed by Obama’s henchmen. The NDAA contains new language designed to protect the religious liberties of members of the Armed Forces.
“More and more children are being recruited into armed groups, and they are also being directly targeted in atrocious revenge attacks. Targeted attacks against children are a violation of international humanitarian and human rights law and must stop immediately. Concrete action is needed now to prevent violence against children.”
The Islamist Boko Haram attacked Tashan Alede and Kwajjafa villages in a Christian area of Nigeria killing twelve. On Saturday in Tashan Alede eight were killed at a wedding reception and then Sunday in Kwajjafa for more were killed. The continuing atrocities by Islamists in Nigeria are ignored by the Obama Administration.
In a video made to recruit young children to fight for the Free Syrian Army (FSA) boys as young as 8-years-old with AK-47′s are interviewed. One cries as he is told a friend has been killed. One of the young boys in the video is ask why he is fighting. He responds: “By Allah, this is Jihad for the sake of Allah. For martyrdom.”
On Christmas Day, 26 Christians were killed and 40 more were wounded in an Islamic attack on a church service. A separate attack in an outdoor market left 11 dead and more than 20 wounded. The pattern of Muslim killing Christians in Iraq is getting worse each year.